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12/13/2016

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 13, 2016
    Travelers to Washington, D.C. during the holidays will find some of the most beautiful and spectacular Christmas trees in the world. On this edition of Agriculture USA Gary Crawford explores these holiday "Tree-ditions". PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA historical expert, Anne Effland. President Barack Obama. First Lady Michelle Obama. Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. Keith Lannom and Kim Pierson of the Payette National Forest. Christmas Tree grower, Dave Vander Velden.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 13, 2016
    Holiday travelers to Washington, D.C. will find some of the most beautiful and spectacular Christmas trees in the world. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA history expert, Anne Effland. President Barack Obama. First Lady Michelle Obama. Keith Lannom and Kim Pierson of the Payette National Forest in Idaho. Christmas Tree grower, Dave Vander Velden.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 13, 2016
    A recent announcement illustrates how all that grow and produce the food we eat are working to improve pollinator health and habitat. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Scott Black of the Xerces Society. Jerry Lynch of General Foods. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Jason Weller.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 13, 2016
    The latest in a series of USDA reports on economic and population trends in rural America was issued recently. Rod Bain reports on some of its findings. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and economist researcher Lorin Kusmin
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 13, 2016
    Work is finally underway to create a new China Garden at the US National Arboretum. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Under Secretary Catherine Woteki
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 13, 2016
    Is there someone on your gift list who takes pride in his or her lawn or garden? If so, here are some cool gift ideas. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Kansas State University Extension garden expert, Dennis Patton. Also those pesky singing dogs.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 13, 2016
    A boost in bulk commodities exports in October has narrowed the gap in US agricultural trade in 2016. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA economist Bryce Cooke
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 13, 2016
    USDA's last monthly crop production reports and world estimates for 2016 reveal little action domestically, but movement globally. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA Deputy Chief Economist Warren Preston
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 13, 2016
    A major food company, a leading conservation group, and USDA are joining forces in efforts to strengthen pollinator health and habitat. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Jason Weller. Scott Black of the Xerces Society. Jerry Lynch of General Mills.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 13, 2016
    Christmas tree growers are pitching their first battle against artificial trees in cyberspace. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Tim O'Connor, Executive Director of the Christmas Tree Promotion Board. Plus a tree farm customer.

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